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Animal paintings on the wall of Chauvet Cave, France. 12.05.16

Beyond the Cave Wall

Guest Post, Travel
Sharon Metzler Dow is a Leakey Foundation Fellow. She traveled to France with The Leakey Foundation and wrote this poem inspired by her experiences on the trip.
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The Holidays are Here!

Support Us, The Leakey Foundation
Now is the perfect time to make a gift to The Leakey Foundation in support of science. Two generous donors have offered the foundation a matching challenge! Every donation made to The Leakey Foundation will be matched 1:1 up to one million dollars.
Jason Lewis 11.22.16

Grantee Spotlight: Jason Lewis

Grantee Spotlight
Jason E. Lewis is currently a Research Assistant Professor wth the Turkana Basin Institute and Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled “Pleistocene & Holocene archaeological assemblages from Kisese II Shelter, Tanzania.”
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Grantee Spotlight: Laurence Dumouchel

Grantee Spotlight
Laurence Dumouchel is a PhD candidate from George Washington University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant in the spring of 2016 for her project entitled "The environments of the earliest obligate biped, Australopithecus anamensis." Here we have a summary of her work.
Katharine Burke 11.08.16

Grantee Spotlight: Katharine Burke

Grantee Spotlight
Katharine Burke is a PhD candidate from the University at Buffalo. In the spring of 2016 she was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant for her project entitled “Social network, personality and physiological stress levels in juvenile rhesus.” Here she has provided us with a summary of her work. 
Katharine Burke
I am investigating possible links between social support, personality… more »
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Grantee Spotlight: Ekwoge Abwe

Grantee Spotlight
Ekwoge Abwe was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Behavioral diversity with genetic and ecological variation in chimpanzees, Cameroon." Here he gives us a summary of his project. Stay tuned for news from the field!
Fig 4 - Photo credit: Thomas Kraft 10.27.16

From the Field: Thomas Kraft

From the Field
Thomas Kraft was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Shifting co-residence and interaction patterns in a transitioning hunter-gatherer society." Here he updates us on his latest field season.